un·​sleeping | \ "+ \

Definition of unsleeping

: not sleeping or resting : wakeful, watchful, active unsleeping waters of the ocean face and eyes of unsleeping passion— S. H. Adams that unsleeping interest in everything about him— B. J. Hendrick

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History and Etymology for unsleeping

un- entry 1 + sleeping, present participle of sleep

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“Unsleeping.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsleeping. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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